Andrew Gillum: Read the indictment, federal case against the former mayor, governor candidate

Tallahassee Democrat

Andrew Gillum, former Tallahassee mayor and 2018 Democratic nominee for Florida governor, and a longtime adviser, Sharon Lettman-Hicks, were arrested today in a 21-count indictment on federal campaign-related charges.

The indictment alleges that between 2016 and 2019, Gillum and Lettman-Hicks conspired to commit wire fraud by unlawfully soliciting and obtaining funds from various entities and individuals "through false and fraudulent promises and representations that the funds would be used for a legitimate purpose," the government said.

Gillum and Lettman-Hicks both surrendered to the FBI. They are scheduled to have their first court appearance at 2 p.m. today at the U.S. Courthouse in Tallahassee.

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